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County distributes $3.4 million to local agencies, businesses

The Clinton County commissioners this morning announced the nearly 100 local organizations and businesses that will receive money through the $3.4 million CARES Act County Relief Grant Program. A breakdown by category shows how the money will be distributed - Non-profit, $276,334; First ...

Clinton up 9; Centre adds 92 cases of COVID-19

Nine new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Clinton County and Centre saw an increase in new cases on Thursday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 195 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Centre County saw an increase of 92 ...

Bloomsburg added to LHU, Mansfield integration

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University has issued a press release stating that Bloomsburg University will be joining Lock Haven University and Mansfield University in the potential integration plan as the state higher education system continues to consolidate. The Express previously reported on ...

Clinton remains steady; Centre up 59 cases of COVID-19

No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Clinton County and Centre saw a significant decrease in new cases on Wednesday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 176 total cases of COVID-19 in Clinton County, the department of health ...

UPMC Lock Haven closed until further notice

LOCK HAVEN - UPMC Lock Haven Hospital is closed until further notice according UPMC officials. "Smoke was detected in the tunnel below UPMC Lock Haven at approximately 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10 and at 9 p.m., fire was detected in the same area. All patients within the hospital were safely ...

Residents around UPMC Lock Haven asked to shelter in place

LOCK HAVEN - The Clinton County Department of Emergency Services are requesting residents in the area surrounding UPMC Lock Haven, east of Canal Street, west of Summit Street, north of Woods Avenue and south of Glenn Road shelter in place until 7 p.m. Friday night. The department released the ...

Fire forces hospital evacuation

LOCK HAVEN - UPMC Lock Haven Hospital on Cree Drive was evacuated Thursday night, with all the patients taken to a safe area after fire broke out in the boiler room about 9 p.m. A hospital spokesman said maintenance crews were working at the boiler room earlier today sealing an old passageway, ...

Wolf: Restaurants can increase capacity to 50 percent Sept. 21

HARRISBURG - Governor Tom Wolf today announced that restaurants may increase indoor occupancy to 50 percent starting September 21. To ensure that these businesses operate safely as Pennsylvania continues to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and to instill customers and employees with confidence ...

Clinton remains steady; Centre up 12 COVID-19 cases

Clinton County county didn't add new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 160 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 143 are confirmed and 17 are probable. So far 3,681 people have tested ...

City to close facilities under ‘moderately high’ virus risk

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven City Manager Gregory Wilson issued the following statement regarding the city's COVID-19 infection rate and the closure of city owned property: "On July 20, 2020, City Council enacted Resolution 1586 amending Resolution 1368 enacted March 18, 2020 proclaiming a State ...

Clinton up 3; Centre adds 37 COVID-19 cases

Clinton County county three new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 150 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 134 are confirmed and 16 are probable. So far 3,584 people have tested negative ...

Centre DA: County sees spike in overdoses

BELLEFONTE - Since August, Centre County police agencies have responded to at least 11 overdose calls. Responding agencies included Pennsylvania State Police, Bellefonte Police, Patton Township Police, Ferguson Township Police and State College Police. Of those 11 overdose calls, three have ...

Clinton up 6; Centre adds 47 new COVID-19 cases

Clinton County added six new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 143 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 127 are confirmed and 16 are probable. So far 3,539 people have tested negative ...

LHU reports 32 additional COVID-19 positives Tuesday

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University reported 40 total positive cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday afternoon, an uptick of 32 cases since school began on Monday, Aug. 24. So far 822 students and staff have received asymptomatic testing with 781 testing negative for the virus. As it stands there is a ...

Clinton adds 1; Centre up 17 COVID-19 cases

One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Clinton County on Monday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 136 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 120 are confirmed and 16 are probable. So far 3,501 people have tested ...

Clinton up 1; Centre adds 9 COVID-19 cases

One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Clinton County on Friday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 132 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 117 are confirmed and 15 are probable. So far 3,446 people have tested ...

Clinton up 1; Centre adds 4 cases of COVID-19

One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Clinton County on Thursday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 131 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 116 are confirmed and 15 are probable. So far 3,351 people have tested ...

Multiple fire crews respond to garage fire in Wayne Township

McELHATTAN - Area fire companies have responded to a garage fire that has spread into the woods behind a property along Cox Lane in Wayne Township. Numerous fire companies have been called as a request went out for more man power. Initial reports from the scene indicate the fire started in ...

Two test positive for COVID-19 at LHU

LOCK HAVEN - Two positive cases of coronavirus were confirmed today at Lock Haven University. Last Thursday the university began testing students and staff as they arrived at the university for the fall semester, which officially began Monday. On Monday, LHU President Dr. Robert Pignatello ...

Clinton unchanged; Centre adds 2 cases of COVID-19

No new cases of COVID-19 were added in Clinton County on Wednesday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 130 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 115 are confirmed and 15 are probable. So far 3,282 people have tested ...